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10 Jun 2015

Nutrition For Healthy Hair

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What we eat truly affects our hair and scalp condition.

(This is an extract from Kérastase Complete Well-Being Guide To Scalp, Hair, Nutrition & Fitness)

Kérastase discuss with Nutritionist, Yvonne Bishop-Weston (as seen on GMTV, BBC and Sky News), the importance of a balanced diet and how what we eat can have serious effects on the health of the scalp and our hair beauty.

“There are many nutrients we miss out on in the average modern diet that are vital for healthy hair and skin.”

05 Dec 2014

A Gift for You at Barry’s Hair Studio

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As the festive season approaches and the decisions of what to purchase family and friends for Christmas begins, let Barry’s Hair Studio solve all your shopping dilemmas.Stocking a vast range of gift sets, hair accessories, beauty treats and monetary vouchers, it’s the ideal way to give the gift of beauty this Christmas.

The award winning salon has partnered with leading hair care brands such as; Kérastase, Redken, Moroccan Oil and GHD, creating gift sets of their most loved products to suit a variety of hair types. Many of the gift sets provide exceptional value, pretty packaging and include complimentary gifts, ensuring it will be a favourite under the Christmas tree!

The limited edition GHD V rose gold styler promises to be one of the favourite festive hair accessories this year and if unsure of what to buy the team at Barry’s Hair Studio will be happy to share their expert advice or create a voucher for any of the services available in the salon.

Add some sparkle to Christmas, choosing from a selection of beauty treats from the ‘The Beauty Rooms’ @ Barry’s Hair Studio. The new CND Vinylux solar-powered seven day manicure polishes, and a makeover or beauty product from the celebrity favourite Buff Make Up are ideal stocking fillers.

Call into Barry’s Hair Studio, located on Shop Street, to view the range of gifts available. For further details ring (091) 561392, visit or like ‘BarrysHairStudio’ on Facebook for competitions, news and special offers.

24 Nov 2014

Barry’s Hair Studio nail it with the chip free weekly polish!

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Admit it, we all want perfectly manicured nails that are chip free, easy to achieve and affordable to maintain. And ‘The Beauty Rooms’ @ Barry’s Hair Studio has just the solution at your fingertips with the new CND Vinylux Weekly Polish, solar-powered seven day manicure.

As the newest edition to the treatment menu at the award winning salon, the CND Vinylux Weekly Polish works using a colour and top coat in tandem, giving a polish that lasts for up to one week chip-free. No base coat is required, saving valuable time and say goodbye to smudges as it dries in just a few minutes. Unlike gel or shellac nails no UV lights are required for the CND Vinylux Weekly Polish, in fact exposure to natural light ensures the varnish becomes more durable. The CND Vinylux File & Polish costs only €12 at Barry’s Hair Studio and is a must for the beauty loving ladies of Galway. The good news is when you fall in love with a colour you can purchase the Polish & Top Coat set, giving you the salon look at home from only €18.

Available in a range of vibrant colours, the CND Vinylux weekly polish removes easily with a swipe of acetone-based nail polish remover, just like a normal nail varnish. To book an appointment or for further details on the CND Vinylux Weekly Polish call (091) 561392. For news, events and promotions follow @BarrysGalway on Twitter or like ‘BarrysHairStudio’ on Facebook.

16 Sep 2014

L’Oréal Colour Trophy Awards

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cathal-walsh-barrys-hairCongratulations to Cathal Walshe, expert stylist at Barry’s Hair Studio who reached the finals of the prestigious L’Oréal Colour Trophy Awards. Cathal, who has been part of the team at Barry’s since 1999 was one of only two Galway finalists at the nationwide event, which was held recently in Dublin.

Now in its 48th year, the L’Oréal Colour Trophy awards are the most sought after title in hairdressing. Setting a high standard throughout the industry over the years, the competition continues to influence, showcase and inspire.

“The team at Barry’s Hair Studio would like to congratulate Cathal on reaching the final of the L’Oréal Colour Trophy, which is the benchmark of Irish hairdressing inspiration with its outstanding level of competitive work and its leading selection of judges. A nomination is a fantastic achievement and we are already looking  forward to the  awards next year” says Joe McKenna, owner of Barry’s Hair Studio.

Cathal is continually commended by returning customers for his creativity, with a passion for staying on trend, and Barry’s Hair Studio wish him continued success!

07 Aug 2014

Buff Make-Up now available at The Beauty Rooms

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The wait is finally over as ‘The Beauty Rooms’ at Barry’s Hair Studio is the first salon in the West of Ireland to introduce BUFF Make-Up – the award winning makeup range that has got everyone talking!

BUFF Make-Up has certainly caused a stir amongst the Irish beauty loving community with celebrity fans including; TV presenter Kathryn Thomas, model Holly Carpenter and performer Rebecca Creighton to name but a few. Established makeup artists also love the range and are using it on high profile glam shoots with the likes of Jamelia and Sile Seoige.

Designed with a strong focus on the needs of Irish women, the BUFF Make-Up range available at Barry’s offers a huge variety of choice including an extensive range of eye shadow and unique lipstick shades. A ‘Hero Product’ from the range is the award winning BUFF HD Liquid Foundation offering a flawless finish so you look picture perfect at all times.

The beauty experts at Barry’s offer a personal consultation, advising on the most suitable shades and tones to suit your skin colouring. For special occasion or as a beauty treat, you can enjoy of a full Buff make over from €30. The high performance range is suitable for all skin types and is highly affordable, starting from €18 – €36.